John Graham Hewitt DSO, RN

Born  13 Oct 1902


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Ranks

15 Sep 1922 A/S.Lt.
15 Mar 1923 S.Lt.
15 Jun 1924 Lt.
15 Jun 1932 Lt.Cdr.
31 Dec 1936 Cdr.
1 May 1941 A/Capt.
31 Dec 1942 Capt.

Retired: 8 Jan 1952


Decorations

25 Jun 1940 DSO
11 Nov 1941 Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Warship Commands listed for John Graham Hewitt, RN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
HMS Auckland (L 61 / U 61)Cdr.Sloop20 Jan 194025 May 1941
HMS Dauntless (D 45)A/Capt.Light cruiser31 Jul 19414 Oct 1942
HMS Royalist (89)Capt.Light cruiser28 Jun 1944Dec 1944
HMS Frobisher (D 81)Capt.Heavy cruiser16 Mar 1945

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Events related to this officer

Sloop HMS Auckland (L 61 / U 61)


23 Jan 1940 (position 0.00, 0.00)
HMS Auckland (Cdr. J.G. Hewitt, RN) picks up six survivors from the Finnish merchant Onto that was mined and sunk off Smith´s Knoll Light Vessel.


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